Season 14

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Season 14

Orchestra

23-year-old Myung-Whun Chung, Principal conductor of the Seoul Philhamonic and winner of a silver medal at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Competition, becomes music director.  Cho-Liang Lin (known as “Jimmy”) and Joseph Swensen are concertmasters.

New York Times:  “Mr. Chung drew crisp, disciplined playing from his young musicians.”  The performance “had both spirit and a good deal of executional expertise.”  (Peter G. Davis  12/14/76)

New York Post headline:  "Youth Orchestra Plays Beyond Its Years"  (Harriett Johnson  2/21/77) 

April 30, 1977, Carnegie Hall
Performance features solo débuts of Cho-Liang Lin and Joseph Swensen in Bach’s Concerto in D Minor for Two Violins and orchestra, S. 1043.

Administration

Ben Golden becomes Chairman Emeritus. 

Edith A. Hall is Executive Administrator.

Concerts

Orchestra

December 11, 1976

February 19, 1977

April 30, 1977

Soloist:

Joseph Swenson